• Police: Man robbed store with gas mask, large knife


    NEWTON - Police are looking for a suspect they say robbed a convenience store with a large knife and gas mask.

    Authorities say the man walked into the Kangaroo Express on East 20 Street in Newton Thursday night wearing the gas mask.

    He demanded all the money in the register, then ran off.

    If you have any information about this case, please call Newton police at 828-465-7430.

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